County Seeks New DEPUTY CHIEF ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICER

by Placerville Newswire / Mar 05, 2017 / comments

Salary  $125,257.60 - $152,256.00 Annually  

Sheriff's Arrest and Activity Log for 3-4-17

by Placerville Newswire / Mar 05, 2017 / comments

[PRpond]

The following people are on the arrest log of March 4, 2017, as reported by the El Dorado County Sheriff’s Department:    

Supporters Show Up at McClintock Town Hall Meeting to Support Trump Agenda

by Placerville Newswire / Mar 04, 2017 / comments

Republican Rep. Tom McClintock hosted a Town Hall Meeting at Oak Ridge High School in El Dorado Hills that was expected to draw many anti-Trump protesters.  Although McClintock has not been specifically targeted, Democratic activist are organized nationwide to protest every Republican Town Hall meeting.  Last month's McClintock Town Hall meeting in Roseville had so many unruly protesters that the County Sheriff asked to escort McClintock out of the riotous situation.  

Roseville Woman Sentenced for Fraud including El Dorado Hills Home

by Placerville Newswire / Mar 04, 2017 / comments

[Dept of Justice]

Senior U.S. District Judge Garland E. Burrell Jr. sentenced Alla Samchuk, 45, of Roseville, to nine and a half years in prison for a mortgage fraud scheme and obstruction of justice, U.S. Attorney Phillip A. Talbert announced.

A federal jury returned a verdict in August 2016 finding her guilty of six counts of bank fraud, six counts of making a false statement to a financial institution, one count of money laundering, and one count of aggravated identity theft.

Former South Tahoe Fire Captain Sentenced to 10 Years for Child Porn

by Placerville Newswire / Mar 04, 2017 / comments

[PRpond]

On Friday Mark McLeod Wygant was sentenced to 10 years in prison for the crime of transporting child pornography.   

Wygant has been in custody since his arrest on January 29, 2015.  Four cameras were seized from the defendant’s vehicle on January 29, 2015.

According to court documents, between 2011 and 2012 Wygant secretly filmed a child on multiple occasions with the use of a hidden cell phone and hidden "spy cameras" that he had purchased for that purpose. 

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